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CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. the first is energy. if you have ever tried to make a change it takes an inordinate amount of energy beyond even what you'd even expected. 14, 15, 16 hour days and things that you thought would take a week. if you don't have the energy to see these things through, young people have more energy than they know what to do with. that is because you didn't go to bed until 5:00 a.m.. at my age if i didn't get to bed until 5:00 a.m. i would not wake up until monday. the second thing is creativity. honest-to-goodness, this is something that -- have you ever seen a 6-year-old playing in out of nowhere they say i'm a dinosaur. they believe that in that moment or go in their mind so radically changes the status quo. they have no attachments to the status quo. alternate worlds and possibilities are as real to them as threal world and that is something as we get all older we fetishize. my staff knows there are two things they're not allowed to say to me. they can say we have always done it this way and everyone else does it this way. those are the two things that literally mean nothing to me beca
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
industry. gas, energy, and water. what does that tell you about the -- what does it fell you about the way they don't understand the valuings of the nhs. the nhs isn't like the gas, electricity and water industry. they are the pride of britain. the nhs is based on a whole different set of values for of our country. friends it just shows that the olded adage is truer now than it ever was. you can't trust them for the national health service. [applause] [applause] let me be clear, let me be clear, the next labor government will end the free market experiment and put the right principle to the heart of the nhs and will repeal the nhs bill. friend, this is where i stand, this is who i am. this is what i believe. this is my faith. i was talking to my mom this morning, as you do before a big speech, and she reminded me that her mother was born in a small polish village in 1909. i went back to that village with my mom about a decade ago. about 2,000 people lived there. quite an event people from england coming over. a long way from the village what my parent experience to this stage today
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
pal in the country in a lot of ways. it would be huge. if we got a grand bargain on energy how to exploit the boundary of -- i think the two together would have a huge impact. so the question is how close are we to that? and, you know, i have a saying about the middle east which applies to the american politics. all important politics happens the morning after the morning after. >> when is that? >> here i'm talking about the election. here i think the question really is i don't know how the election is going come out. i make no prediction. i ask myself if romney gets smashed, if he gets smashed, it would -- i happen to think the political problem in the country we have a center left party and we have a far right party. that is a structure problem. the republican party has gone nuts in my view. >> analytical judgment. [laughter] >> they've been simultaneously they have been at war with mas and physics at the same time. [laughter] on the deficit, it was, you know, deficit doesn't matter. and yeah and biology too a guy in missouri too. so the question to me is what happens the mornin
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to do. i was one of those holdouts on the energy and commerce committee and i was on the health subcommittee day. there was a lot thrown at us really quickly. how does it all fit together? so i wasn't ready really to sign up. there's a few of us like. half a dozen at most. and i was at the white house a lot in very small groups with the president. he was very engaged, both in the issues and also in the persuasion and trying to bring folks together. and i think you see that, with its this immigration reform, implementation of the health care bill in this next congress. there will be some other areas, where it will be legacy and he will also see him learn from them is dates -- i think george bush the second was much a similar way and that he wanted to read a book, go to bed. he didn't want to fool around with congress. and it didn't work or while early on. towards the end he got very engaged. i'm once again, it was sort of interesting and he may see this with president obama. toward the end, president bush really felt somewhat ostracized from his party. he felt they were letting h
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
around you have the energy going on. and as people start to sort of give an camp what's going on. we you have the high energy going on. it could be very, very intox candidating. we don't have constitutional history together to guide us. we don't have parameters that you might have in the northerly workplace. we are just -- we're a workplace without boundaries. we have a man you'll we could give people that was this thick. it was about about five pages. an employee manual. i don't know what we put in it. might have here's how you can get your health insurance benefit. here are the restrooms. you have the energetic group of people and their competitive. and maybe you could even say we're a little bit ambitious. right. you come in to the environment, many people came in without a job. they were volunteers and want to get a job. some people -- they want to get noticed by the right people. and they, you know, and you have people who have been hired who want maybe more responsibility. right than they probably traditional in their job. and the department heads who are racing against each ot
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to tell one person at a time. >> so then it makes me think, you know, there is this media energy around this book. the last time it was this media energy was july, 2010 when it went down. going back to those places who are making those accusations, calling you a readers racist, the speed at which that happened. back in the space now you do have the whole story. >> it feels good to know that first of all i was able to use the same media in a sense to be able to get the story, the right story out. it feels -- i can't explain how great it feels to be able to sit here to hear the actors -- my goodness i don't know if you saw me. i was crying a little. it's amazing. i didn't ever think -- i made the decision years ago that i didn't want people to forget my father and what he meant to us. i had no idea that i would be able to tell the story in this way. it feels great. >> what is so beautiful about this book? i feel like it's more than a book. it's a living history. it's like a love letter to choices, and it reminds us that without the feelings, the facts don't come be enough of what a
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